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Armchair (part of a set )

Maker:
Georges Jacob (French, 1739–1814)
Maker:
embroidered upholstery in the style of Philippe de Lasalle (French, 1723–1804)
Date:
ca. 1785
Culture:
French, Paris
Medium:
Carved and gilded walnut, 18th-century embroidered silk-satin not original to the frame
Dimensions:
H. 37-5/8 x W. 28 x D. 29 in. (95.6 x 71.1 x 73.7 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel H. Kress Foundation, 1958
Accession Number:
58.75.31
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 523
Signature: G + IACOB (impressed and painted over, on underside of back seat rail)
Louis Philippe Joseph, duc d'Orléans (until 1850) ; Marie-Clémentine-Caroline-Léopoldine-Clothilde d'Orléans, Princess of Saxe Coburg and Gotha (1850–1907) ; [ Duveen Brothers , by 1934] ; The Samuel H. Kress Foundation (until 1958; to MMA)
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